Running IIS application pool as a domain user

12 January, 2010 · less than a minute to read

Running IIS application pool as a domain user

Just finished setting up an IIS application pool to run as a domain user. There's a number of hurdles you have to jump over before it will work. 

  1. In local policies, set the account to "Act as part of the operating system". Administrative Tools | Local Security Settings | Local Policies | User Rights Assignments | Act as part of the operating system
  2. In local policies, set the account to log on as a service.
  3. Give the account Modify permissions on the folders asp.net uses to create it's temporary files.
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Written by Richard Willis

Managing Director / Founder

Richard started SalamanderSoft in 2007 after a successful career as a software developer. Wanting to start his own company and with experience in integrating school systems he set out to build the best integration system for schools and to exceed customer expectations. He starting out on his own, doing all the coding, support and sales until finally the growing number of customers meant he needed to start growing the team. He is still heavily involved in coding the core Integration Suite product in addition to running the company and being the first point of contact for prospective customers.

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